This program is for all levels of students; however, beginners should have some knowledge of French and computer knowledge. You must complete an online language placement evaluation to determine your French level prior to the program. Groups will be divided into four, Beginner, Intermediate, Intermediate-Advanced, and Advanced. This is a total French immersion experience. All activities, and field trips are conducted in French. Students are expected to speak French while on campus.
Arrival at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Check-in to the hotel between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. Included airport shuttle will arrive at 4:30 pm. Program Registration begins. After you have your room assignment, join us at the Road Scholar table in the Albert-Tessier Pavilion (follow the signs to the registration desk) to register with the program staff and get your welcome packet containing the up-to-date schedule that reflectes any changes, other important information, and to confirm the time and location of the Orientation session. If you arrive late, please ask for your packet when you check-in. Remember to bring your nametag (sent previously).
Enjoy a welcome buffet dinner at 6:30 pm at the Bistro Urban.
Orientation. The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. Periods in the schedule designated as “Free Time” and “At leisure” offer opportunities to do what you like and make your experience even more meaningful and memorable according to your personal preferences. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.